Patent applications of residents reached 120 in 2017 in Syria, according to World Bank. This is 39.4 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, patent applications of residents in Syria reached an all time high of 247 in 2000 and an all time low of 3.00 in 1975. When compared to Syria's main peers, patent applications of residents in Iraq amounted to 613, 26.0 in Jordan and 8,175 in Turkey in 2017.
Syria has been ranked 68th within the group of 109 countries we follow in terms of patent applications of residents.
Patent applications are worldwide patent applications filed through the Patent Cooperation Treaty procedure or with a national patent office for exclusive rights for an invention, a product or a process that provides a new way of doing something or offers a new technical solution to a problem.